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Sloss Surname Meaning

Scottish (Ayrshire): from an irregularly shortened form of Auchincloss a habitational name from lands in Kilmarnock (Ayrshire). Altered form of German or Jewish Schloss .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sluss, Loss, Gloss, Kloss, Oss, Pross, Floss, Glos, Blass, Stoss

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Where is the Sloss family from?

You can see how Sloss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sloss family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sloss families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 11 Sloss families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Sloss's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sloss families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sloss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sloss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sloss. 100% of Sloss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sloss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sloss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sloss. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sloss. For the veterans among your Sloss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sloss lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sloss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sloss in 1957 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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